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Libertarian presidential candidate, Gary Johnson, says Trump is 'clearly' racist


Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Jonhson is campaigning to #MakeAmericaSaneAgain. Apparently, part of that campaign includes doing something Hillary Clinton hasn't done so far -- saying Donald Trump is "clearly" racist.

"Based on his statements, clearly," Johnson said on CNN's "State of the Union." "I mean, if statements are being made, is that not reflective?"

People within the Republican party have said Trump makes racist comments, but even those have stopped short of calling the presumptive nominee a racist.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), disavowed Trump's statement that suggested the Hispanic judge presiding the Trump University case was incapable of impartiality.

"Claiming a person can't do their job because of their race is sort of like the textbook definition of a racist comment," Ryan said during a press conference last month.

But Johnson, New Mexico's former governor, said Trump's "racist" comments should disqualify him from becoming president.

"He has said 100 things that would disqualify anyone else from running for president but doesn't seem to affect him," Johnson said in an interview with CNN.

Johnson refrenced a Trump town hall event where a woman in the audience objected to the "heeby jobbies" -- referring to hijabs many Muslim women wear -- worn by many TSA employees. The woman suggested replacing Muslims with veterans and Trump said, "And we are looking into that," according to CNN.

Johnson said in the CNN interview, "The stuff he's saying is just incendiary."

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